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Why Study with Us

Building capacity and capability to empower and encourage you for life, mission and service


Eva Burrows College is part of the worldwide Salvation Army that has been working with people for the last 150 years, to make a difference in our world. The  Salvation Army colleges have been training its people for over a century for mission and ministry. At the College we bring the expertise and knowledge of our frontline work and our experience in training to empower you for your life's work.

Why is Eva Burrows College the ideal place for you to continue your learning journey?

A College for all Nations

Eva Burrows College is a college for all people—from many nations, many Christian traditions, and many backgrounds. We aim to be inclusive and diverse. We will support students for whom English is not their first language. We believe in women in ministry, and will equip women for leadership.

Wesleyan Theology

The theological and the broader education of Eva Burrows College is rooted in Wesleyan theology and heritage. Our theology is founded on the Bible and is based on the doctrine of salvation and the relationship between grace, faith, and holiness of heart and life, a Wesleyan focus. In short, we are about inviting people to experience God’s grace and to grow in their knowledge and love of God by living a life that puts faith and love into action.

Missionally Focused

We emphasise a missionally focused theology which addresses knowledge and practice that equips our students for social action and engagement with local communities and the world. This is an holistic approach which grows out of a Wesleyan theological perspective. We value scholarship and learning that stimulates the mind, shapes character development, produces lives that demonstrate the fruit of the Spirit, and above all equips people to live out their faith in the world.

Unrivalled Experience

As The Salvation Army we have engaged in frontline mission and service since 1865 while our colleges have trained and equipped people for mission, ministry and service for more than a century. Our experience in understanding the challenges on the ground and focusing our training to meet the needs for effective service is unparallel.

Accredited and Nationally Recognised Qualifications

Eva Burrows College delivers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees by coursework and research under the accreditation of the University of Divinity CRICOS Provider Code 01037A, Australia’s first and only specialist university offering degrees in theology.

We deliver vocational courses as Booth College, that is registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority ASQA as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). RTO Code 0328, CRICOS Provider Code 00985J.

Accreditation matters. It means that we maintain high standards of educational quality and you receive an excellent education and a degree that is valued. Accreditation with ASQA ensures that courses are nationally recognised and meet an established industry, enterprise, educational, legislative or community need.

Flexible Study Options

Our study programs are delivered face to face, online or as a combination of both. You can study our courses either full-time or part-time. We have 5 to 10 day Intensives that are a great way to pack a whole semester of study. We have regular weekly or monthly classes. You can study real time with our live stream option. Alternately, you can have a cup of coffee and study from the comfort of your living room with our online courses. Most of our degree and vocational courses are delivered online.

Real-World Learning

Most of our learning has a practical model to equip you with knowledge and skills for lifelong learning.  We generate opportunities to put theory into practice and make it relevant. Furthermore, real-world learning prepares you for further education, for careers, for ministry, and for community involvement.

 So if you are looking for your life's work, let it find you at Eva Burrows College.